Connection entity messages and methods

 

Updated: November 29, 2016

Applies To: Dynamics 365 (online), Dynamics 365 (on-premises), Dynamics CRM 2016, Dynamics CRM Online

A connection represents a relationship between two entities. The schema name for this entity is Connection. To view the entity metadata for your organization, install the Metadata Browser solution described in Browse the metadata for your organization. You can also view the metadata for an uncustomized organization in the Excel file called EntityMetadata.xlsx included in the top-level folder of the SDK download.

The following table describes the messages for this entity, which you use with the IOrganizationService.Execute method.

Message

Description

AssignRequest

Assigns a connection to another user or team.

CreateRequest

Creates a connection. You can also call the IOrganizationService.Create method.

DeleteRequest

Deletes a connection. You can also call the IOrganizationService.Delete method.

GrantAccessRequest

Shares a connection with another security principal (user or team).

ModifyAccessRequest

Changes the access rights for a connection previously shared with another security principal (user or team).

RetrieveRequest

Retrieves a connection. You can also call the IOrganizationService.Delete method.

RetrieveMultipleRequest

Retrieves a collection of connections. You can also call the IOrganizationService.RetrieveMultiple method.

RetrievePrincipalAccessRequest

Retrieves the access rights that the specified security principal (user or team) has to a connection.

RetrieveSharedPrincipalsAndAccessRequest

Retrieves the security principals (users or teams) that have access to a connection, together with their access rights to the campaign.

RevokeAccessRequest

Removes all access rights to a connection for the specified security principal (user or team).

SetStateRequest

Sets the state of a connection. If you use early bound types, use the ConnectionState enumeration to set the possible states. For a list of the state values, refer to the Connection entity metadata. You can find this information in the metadata for your organization. See the preceding metadata browser information.

UpdateRequest

Updates a connection. You can also call the IOrganizationService.Update method.

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